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Laura Tips (#46522317)
 member for 13 years, 2 months, 27 days
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Bio Photo I was born in Temple University Hospital in Pennsylvania and grew up all over the Phila area and Delaware County. I moved to New Jersey when with my Mother and twin sister Lisa when I was 16. Now I am a Jersey girl. I am 50 years old, married to my husband Georgie for 27 years. I was diagnosed with MS in 2001 and it has left me disabled. I am also now type I diabetic. I am a HUGE Frank Zappa fan; I have a passion for books, art and music. I love skin art, tattoos; I am an ink addict. Most of my tattoos are in memory of my lost loved ones, and of course Frank Zappa. I try to get one in memory of Lisa, every year on our birthday.I was a librarian that worked for our county library system for nearly 10 years until chronic pain led me to resign. But you can take the girl out of the library but you can't take the library out of the girl! Having to give up my job was one of the worst part of having MS. I am a Dogmom currently to 1 dog named Hannah, after my Mother. George & I;We rescue dogs from the animal shelter. My husband and I are both dog lovers. We will always own and love dogs. I am also a survivor of suicide; my twin sister Lisa Grissom killed herself in 1982. I will never get over her death, never. I was the one who found her. I have been dreaming of her since the day she died and will forever, until the day I die. I stumbled upon this wonderful website and found that it helps tramendiously with my grieving. It is a way for me to celebrate Lisa's life and the lives of my many relatives and friends, pets who have passed; my Mother Hannah Grissom and my only brother James Grissom. Thanks so much to those of you who have left flowers for my loved ones! I will do the same for you. God bless, Peace.
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Diane Jane (Murphy) Harris
Happy Holidays!
Saw your profile and just wanted to say, "Hi!"

I was diagnosed (officially) Jan. 29, 2004 at AGH in Pittsburgh, PA. I have Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (MS). I'm not from here, I've been to (and lived) all over the world, but I have been in Pennsylvania since 9/11.

Stay strong, keep graving, and have a wonderful Holiday!

- DJ
Added by Diane Jane (Murphy) Harri... on Dec 24, 2013 12:11 AM
Susie Hyde
Happy Birthday
I wish you good health and much love.
Added by Susie Hyde on Jun 18, 2013 7:15 PM
Ron Iles, Jr.
RE: Jon Toughill
Please check Jon's memorial, I added a picture!
They put his headstone on his grave
Added by Ron Iles, Jr. on Oct 21, 2012 12:59 PM
Ron Iles, Jr.
RE: Jon Toughill
Your welcome!
Added by Ron Iles, Jr. on Oct 04, 2012 7:37 PM
A.J. Marik
Find a Grave reminder (again)
Please remember to post only one (1) virtual flower per memorial, per day. Leaving several flowers on each memorial at one time, or each day, is considered excessive and contrary to the intent of the Virtual Flowers feature.

Thank you,

Find a Grave administration
Added by A.J. Marik on Apr 03, 2012 8:23 AM
Brenda Jane Weber Dempsey
Louisa Gissom
Hi i was wondering how you would be kin to her

Added by Brenda Jane Weber Dempsey on Mar 12, 2012 12:21 AM
Susie Hyde
~ Happy Birthday ~
Added by Susie Hyde on Jun 18, 2011 10:17 AM
PVT Curtis F. Grissom
Meuse Argonne France
just added the picture of his grave on the webpage

regards from France
Added by soilsister on Feb 23, 2011 6:19 PM
Ms. Laura Tips, Good morning I hope all is well.

Thank you for the Birthday greeting. Also I want to share with you. I read some of your bio and I stopped when I got to your sister Lisa. The reason why I had a sister names (Lisa) 35 years ago she died at the age of 8 1/2 she died from (Leukemia)I'm her little sister.

Have a nice day and we will talk right now I'm at work.

God Bless ALL

Added by GGYRLable on Feb 09, 2011 9:01 AM
RE: Rick James

Miss Laura Tips,

Happy New Year & many more.

Thank you for the message I've been following Rick James since I was a kid. My Uncle who's a musician introduced me to his music at the age of 7 years old and I ain't never stopped. THE KING OF PUNK FUNK IS THE HERO FOR ALL GHETTO kids. I learned so much from Tricky Ricky - Now here's the special part of his Birthday mine is February 09, 1971. Have a nice day hope to talk to you soon.

Added by GGYRLable on Feb 01, 2011 12:55 PM
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